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  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • Dental School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

20 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What are you doing this year? Tell me about your research." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What happened in organic chemistry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Tell me about your trip to Honduras." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most interesting question?

"Tell me about your trip to Honduras." Report Response | I was asked this question too

What was the most difficult question?

"What happened in organic chemistry?" Report Response | I was asked this question too

How did you prepare for the interview?

"uh, nothing. tried to paraphrase my research into a two minute speech but that was just mentally." Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the school facilities are awesome, there are a lot of patients, tons of funded student research, the deans rock, the students seem happy, you cosit with the medical students" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"the interview was a waste of time. they didn't really learn anything about me and i was prepared to go in and impress but fell flat because there just wasn't the dialogue i had hoped for." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"the A train is an express train from midtown so you don't have to stop everywhere like I did on the C train!" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"The school was awesome although it is expensive. I worry that the dental school ranks low on all of the other schools at the Columbia medical campus and very low among Columbia in general. Overall though, the experience was awesome I just wish the interviewer had more time and we could have gotten to more topics." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/24/2004

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